Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 9/24/06-9/30/06

MMWR Week #39

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

264

494

353

238

707

3593

Total Specimens

1935

18875

2703

3442

8357

39506

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

1

0

1

1

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 56.5F, which is 5F below normal for the month of September. The daily high temperature recorded was 76F, compared to 39F for the low daily recorded temperature.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

-64.5%

Webster, Westboro

Coquillettidia perturbans

-48.7%

Billerica, Webster

Culiseta melanura

-60.4%

Holliston, Webster, Westboro

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+287.2%

Westboro

Culex Species

-82.6%

Hudson, Westboro

All Species

-46.8%

Billerica, Webster, Westboro

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 4-October-2006

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 9/17/06-9/23/06

MMWR Week #38

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

246

477

328

225

683

3396

Total Specimens

1814

18577

2522

3291

8318

38487

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

1

0

1

1

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 62.1F, which is 0.6F below normal for the month of September. The daily high temperature recorded was 78F, compared to 46F for the low daily recorded temperature.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

+94.9%

Westboro

Coquillettidia perturbans

+274.8%

Webster

Culiseta melanura

-24.8%

Billerica, Westford, Westboro

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-27.8%

Westboro

Culex Species

-2.2%

Westboro

All Species

-32.2%

Westford, Webster, Westboro

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 29-September-2006


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 9/10/06-9/16/06

MMWR Week #37

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

211

442

281

215

641

3106

Total Specimens

1407

17949

1719

3223

7961

35922

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

1

1

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 59.6F, which is 1.9F below normal for the month of September. The daily high temperature recorded was 77F, compared to 49F for the low daily recorded temperature.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

+220.6%

Westboro

Coquillettidia perturbans

-24.5%

Stow

Culiseta melanura

+244.7%

Hopkinton

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+13.6%

Westboro

Culex Species

-61.5%

Hopedale

All Species

+39.1%

Hopkinton

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Culiseta melanura.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 20-September-2006


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 9/3/06-9/9/06

MMWR Week #36

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

191

420

252

211

618

2922

Total Specimens

1298

17841

1457

3198

7865

35125

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

1

1

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 65F, which is 3F above normal for the month of September. The daily high temperature recorded was 79F, compared to 56F for the low daily recorded temperature.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

-4.4%

Northbridge, Westboro

Coquillettidia perturbans

-52.8%

Westboro, Westford

Culiseta melanura

-10.4%

Westboro

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-16.7%

Westboro

Culex Species

-41.5%

Hopedale, Westboro

All Species

-34.7%

Westboro

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 14-September-2006


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/27/06-9/2/06

MMWR Week #35

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

179

397

232

206

587

2773

Total Specimens

1264

17698

1381

3176

7710

34552

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 61F, which is 1F below normal for the month of September. The daily high temperature recorded was 77F, compared to 53F for the low daily recorded temperature.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

+109.1%

Northbridge

Coquillettidia perturbans

-7.6%

Sturbridge

Culiseta melanura

+40.3%

Berlin

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-62.5%

Westboro

Culex Species

-38.2%

Northbridge, Westboro

All Species

-19.1%

Northbridge, Sturbridge

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 5-September-2006


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/20/06-8/26/06

MMWR Week #34

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

175

366

210

202

554

2594

Total Specimens

1241

17395

1294

3170

7445

33675

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 66F, which is 4F below normal for the month of August. The daily high temperature recorded was 81F, compared to 57F for the low daily recorded temperature. Precipitation for the week was 0.0 inches, which is 0.96 inches below the average August week.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

-69.4%

Chelmsford, Westboro

Coquillettidia perturbans

-34.8%

Stow

Culiseta melanura

-28.7%

Tewksbury

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+14.3%

Holliston, Westboro

Culex Species

-45.2%

Hopedale, Westboro

All Species

-33.0%

Hopedale, Marlboro, Westboro

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Culex pipiens/restuans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 30-August-2006


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/13/06-8/19/06

MMWR Week #33

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

167

330

190

194

515

2382

Total Specimens

1230

17067

1232

3154

7016

32591

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 69F, which is 1F below normal for the month of August. The daily high temperature recorded was 81F, compared to 52F for the low daily recorded temperature. Precipitation for the week was .77 inches, which is 0.19 inches below the average August week.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

-60.4%

Hopkinton, Westboro

Coquillettidia perturbans

-57.8%

Sturbridge, Westboro

Culiseta melanura

-5.4%

Westboro

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-63.2%

Hopkinton, Westboro

Culex Species

+5.2%

Hopedale, Westboro

All Species

-33.9%

Hopedale, Westboro

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Culex pipiens/restuans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 22-August-2006


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 8/6/06-8/12/06

MMWR Week #32

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

155

297

171

186

472

2182

Total Specimens

1194

16564

1145

3140

6233

30973

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 69F, which is 1F above normal for the month of August. The daily high temperature recorded was 83F, compared to 52F for the low daily recorded temperature. Precipitation for the week was .03 inches, which is 0.93 inches below the average August week.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

+89.6%

Hopkinton, Westboro

Coquillettidia perturbans

-14.2%

Billerica, Tewksbury, Westboro

Culiseta melanura

-45.6%

Westboro

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+123.5%

Hopkinton, Westboro

Culex Species

+14.8%

Clinton, Marlboro, Westboro

All Species

-1%

Billerica, Hopkinton, Westboro

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 15-August-2006


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 7/30/06-8/5/06

MMWR Week #31

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

142

262

154

177

419

1958

Total Specimens

1103

15371

1053

3102

5489

28524

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 77 F, which is 7 F above normal for the month of August. The daily high temperature recorded was 93 F, compared to 64 F for the low daily recorded temperature. Precipitation for the week was .17 inches, which is 0.79 inches below the average August week.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

+92%

Westboro

Coquillettidia perturbans

-34.7%

Sturbridge, Westboro

Culiseta melanura

+181.7%

Westboro

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-48.5%

Westboro

Culex Species

-18.5%

Dracut, Marlboro, Westboro

All Species

-23.4%

Westboro

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 8-August-2006


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 7/23/06-7/29/06

MMWR Week #30

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

132

227

130

171

371

1752

Total Specimens

1055

13980

884

3085

4841

26069

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 73 F, which is 1 F above normal for the month of July. The daily high temperature recorded was 86 F, compared to 59 F for the low daily recorded temperature. Precipitation for the week was .95 inches, which is 0.09 inches above the average July week.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

-51.9%

Dracut, Westboro

Coquillettidia perturbans

-22.3%

Billerica, Marlboro, Westboro

Culiseta melanura

-13.0%

Tewksbury, Westboro

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-83.6%

Hopkinton, Marlboro

Culex Species

-39.5%

Marlboro, Westboro

All Species

-29.8%

Marlboro, Westboro

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 1-August-2006


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 7/16/06-7/22/06

MMWR Week #29

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

122

191

115

159

327

1570

Total Specimens

1030

11849

824

3052

4046

22864

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 76 F, which is 4 F above normal for the month of July. The daily high temperature recorded was 91 F, compared to 61 F for the low daily recorded temperature. Precipitation for the week was 1.29 inches, which is 0.43 inches above the average July week.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

+108%

Chelmsford, Hopedale, Northbridge

Coquillettidia perturbans

+44%

Hopkinton, Marlboro, Westboro

Culiseta melanura

-33%

Westboro

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-20%

Holliston

Culex Species

+36%

Marlboro, Northbridge

All Species

+35%

Hopkinton, Marlboro, Westboro

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 25-July-2006


 

 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 7/9/06-7/15/06

MMWR Week #28

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

111

156

97

141

256

1318

Total Specimens

978

9106

755

2851

2732

18299

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 73 F, which is 1 F above normal for the month of July. The daily high temperature recorded was 86 F, compared to 62 F for the low daily recorded temperature. Precipitation for the week was 0.73 inches, which is 0.13 inches above the average July week.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

-47.92%

Hopkinton, Westford

Coquillettidia perturbans

-12.51%

Dracut, Sturbridge, Westboro

Culiseta melanura

+145.24%

Holliston

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+17.21%

Auburn, Hopkinton, Westford

Culex Species

+83.33%

Dracut, Westboro

All Species

+7.42%

Dracut, Westboro

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 18-July-2006


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 7/2/06-7/8/06

MMWR Week #27

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

101

122

83

121

192

1104

Total Specimens

953

7204

652

2599

1764

14913

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 72 F, which is relatively normal for the month of July. The daily high temperature recorded was 84 F, compared to 60 F for the low daily recorded temperature. Precipitation for the week was 0.16 inches, which is 0.70 inches above the average July week.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

-7.7%

Dracut

Coquillettidia perturbans

-22.1%

Dracut, Tewksbury

Culiseta melanura

-4.6%

Tewksbury

Ochlerotatus canadensis

-77.9%

Hopkinton

Culex Species

+38.6%

Dracut

All Species

-29.5%

Dracut

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 13-July-2006


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 6/25/06-7/1/06

MMWR Week #26

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

89

97

70

100

159

923

Total Specimens

905

5030

610

2384

1236

11761

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 71 F, which is 4 F above normal for the month of June. The daily high temperature recorded was 81 F, compared to 58 F for the low daily recorded temperature. Precipitation for the week was 1.25 inches, which is 0.33 inches above the average June week.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

-74.4%

Hopkinton

Coquillettidia perturbans

+38.5%

Westboro, Dracut

Culiseta melanura

-84.1%

Marlboro

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+38.5%

Westford

Culex Species

+22.1%

Dracut

All Species

+16.4%

Westford

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 3-July-2006


Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 6/17/06-6/24/06

MMWR Week #25

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

77

64

60

75

106

700

Total Specimens

853

2239

566

1413

855

7290

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 72 F, which is 5 F above normal for the month of June. The daily high temperature recorded was 89 F, compared to 59 F for the low daily recorded temperature. Precipitation for the week was 0.62 inches, which is 0.30 inches below the average June week.

 

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

 

Target Species % Change Predominant Trap Site(s)

Aedes vexans

-57.5%

Chelmsford

Coquillettidia perturbans

+846.0%

Chelmsford, Littleton

Culiseta melanura

+109.9%

Tewksbury

Ochlerotatus canadensis

+21.7%

Westford

Culex Species

-24.5%

Northbridge

All Species

+53.9%

Chelmsford

 

The predominant mosquito species for the week was Coquillettidia perturbans.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 27-June-2006


 

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project

Weekly Report- 6/11/06-6/17/06

MMWR WEEK #24

 

 

Cumulative Surveillance Summary

 

Target Species

Ae. vex

Cq. per

Cs. mel

Oc. can

Culex

All Species

No. Pools

58

33

38

48

66

465

Total Specimens

650

224

289

712

543

3448

No. Pools WNV +

0

0

0

0

0

0

No. Pools EEE +

0

0

0

0

0

0

 


 

Weather Summary (Northborough, MA):

Temperatures for this week averaged approximately 66 F, which is 1 F below normal for the month of June. The daily high temperature recorded was 81 F, compared to 49 F for the low daily recorded temperature. Precipitation for the week was 0.36 inches, which is 0.56 inches below the average June week.

 

CMMCP Mosquito Summary-

Our collections of Ae. vexans show a 6-fold increase in number from our last trap week. The majority of Ae. vexans were found at our Hopkinton (Fruit St.), Marlborough, and Northbridge trap sites. Our collections of Cq. perturbans show a 21-fold increase from our last trap week. The majority of Cq. perturbans were found at our Hopkinton (Fruit St.) and Marlborough trap sites. Our collections of Cs. melanura show a .33-fold increase in number from our last trap week. The majority of Cs. melanura were found at our Hopkinton (Fruit St.), Marlborough, and Tewksbury trap sites. Our collections of Oc. canadensis show an 8.5-fold increase in number from our last trap week. The majority of Oc. canadensis were found at our Billerica and Marlborough trap sites, which is the same as last week. Our collections of Culex show an 8-fold increase from our last trap week. The majority of Culex mosquitoes were found at our Westborough (Walk-up Dr.), Clinton and Northbridge trap sites. The predominant mosquito species for the week was Oc. canadensis.

 


Compiled by Frank Cornine, CMMCP Field Biologist

posted 21-June-2006